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80 e) Baby or Child engagement or marriages.


Baby or Child engagement / marriage

When Mary Queen of Scots was 2 years old,  also called Bloody Mary because of all the Protestants she burned alive, Henry VIIIth of England and his wife Catherine of Aragon, betrothed the toddler Mary to the  Dauphin, the heir to the throne of France.

this is described in the documentary "Mary I - Bloody Mary" from the TV series "Timeline" written and narrated by the historian Prof David Starkey


We have then here two Catholic heresies:

1) Baby or Child engagement / marriage

2) Marriage forced without consent.

I have to research this but I think I will find the same heresies practiced by the Eastern Orthodox, and other Orthodox churches like the Oriental Orthodox. This makes an interesting comparison with the heresy of infant triple baptism and Catholic infant sprinkling, when the bible says "believe and be baptized" and that baptism is for those who also both repent and understand repentance.

It is interesting that Pope Benedict IXth became Pope most seem to say when he was 10 years old, but Catholics decide to muddle history there and claim it was in his late 20's. This subject is related to baby or child engagements and nepotism. The bible is clear that all bishops must be men, older men (certainly no novice) and grave in temperament. If he was not Pope then was the line of succession broken? As with a female Pope. Or an evil Pope? 

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